It's something that's been puzzling scientists, farmers, and Pooh Bears looking for honey over the past few years. Bees across the world are disappearing. Now, according to a report from The Daily Telegraph, we may have a cause: radiation from cell phones.
They set up a controlled experiment in Punjab earlier this year comparing the behaviour and productivity of bees in two hives – one fitted with two mobile telephones which were powered on for two fifteen minute sessions per day for three months. The other had dummy models installed.